Archive for January, 2014

5 key pieces to try in spring 2014

Posted: January 27, 2014 in Style
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5 key pieces to try in spring 2014

Pinafore dress
$58 – bonprix.co.uk

Grey shirt
$57 – net-a-porter.com

  1. Pinafore dress
  2. Graphic sweatshirt
  3. Combat boots
  4. Ballerina wrap sweater
  5. Oversized raglan sleeve cardigan
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How to take care of leather sandals

Posted: January 27, 2014 in Misc, Wardrobe
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  1. Do not store leather sandals in a plastic bag to avoid molding
  2. Clean the sandals with a damp cloth with a small amount of soap on it. It is best to use saddle soap. Dampen the cloth with water, apply a small amount of soap and rub the cloth to get a light lather
  3. Wipe the sandals with that cloth and then use another cloth to wipe away the soap very gently
  4. If there is any odor on the sandals, mix a bit of vinegar with some warm water and wipe the sandals with the mixture
  5. Sun dry the sandals
  6. Apply some mink oil onto the dry sandals and gently run it in with a piece of cloth. Never apply the oil directly, put it on the cloth and then work it into the sandals with the cloth

Gamine #5

Posted: January 26, 2014 in Style
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Gamine #5

Milly short sleeve shirt
$245 – profilefashion.com

Cashmere cardigan
$245 – brora.co.uk

Denim miniskirt
$33 – newlook.com

Nylon stocking
windsorstore.com

Combat boots
swell.com

Gamine #4

Posted: January 26, 2014 in Style
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Gamine #4

Velvet lightweight jacket
calypsostbarth.com

Fiorelli black purse
$105 – debenhams.com

Brooks Brothers scarve
brooksbrothers.com

Just dance

Posted: January 25, 2014 in Style
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Just dance

Seamless t shirt
$105 – sweatybetty.com

Paige Denim blue jeans
$340 – harveynichols.com

Melissa ballet shoes
$99 – nonnon.co.uk

Bloch shoes
blochworld.com

Bronze home decor
lampsplus.com

Animal print #1

Posted: January 25, 2014 in Style
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Animal print #1

Couture shirt
$30 – net-a-porter.com

Hudson Jeans super skinny jeans
$230 – repertoirefashion.co.uk

Hunger Games - Girl on Fire

Gamine 3

Simple red

Posted: January 20, 2014 in Style
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Simple red

How do you wear your sweatshirt?

Posted: January 17, 2014 in Style, Wardrobe

Another piece of clothing that caught my attention is a plain sweatshirt. I have noticed it can be very well worn outside of the gym. One of the ways to wear it is with a pencil skirt, heels and a plain button up shirt. Pencil skirt, classic pumps and work shirt collar give a sweatshirt more of a business casual look. Very usefull when it comes to overly air-conditioned offices like mine.

Another way is to wear it with a flirty skater skirt or a pair of boyfriend jeans. When worn with boyfriend jeans, it can look a bit frumpy, so I like to spice it up with a pair of colorful heels and a statement necklace.